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      Yeah, we get it, we're not BC and we don't have as much terrain to work with but what we do have is a huge rider base and keen communities embracing bike culture. We're growing and tourism is following. What you'll find is an amazing diversity of trail types and styles from Hinton to Crowsnest Pass. From the insane amount of river valley trails in Edmonton to the jaw dropping vistas and historic trails of Jasper. Look around every community and you'll find something to ride, even if it's just the imagination of the kids dreaming big.
      Region Details
      • 974
      • 434
      • 1,737
      • 1,697
      • 455
      • 45
      • 3

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      6,866
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5,339
      Trails E-Bike
      2,523
      Trails Horse
      548
      Trails Hike
      5,322
      Trails Trail Running
      5,272
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      621
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      250
      Trails Snowmobile
      52
      Trails Snowshoe
      677
      Trails Downhill Ski
      389
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      175
      Trails Nordic Ski
      601
      Total Distance
      6,637 miles
      Total Descent
      945,322 ft
      Total Vertical
      11,423 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,427 ft
      Reports
      75,029
      Photos
      19,298
      Ridden Counter
      1,215,007

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Park-Like Flow On A Community Funded Jump Trail in Alberta
      Feb 25, 2024 from pinkbike.com
      Local ripper Aiden Greanya finds flow at the otherwise notoriously janky Moose Mountain.
      Race Results and Recap: MooseDuro 2023
      Sep 19, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      Conditions were surprisingly hot and dry for a September weekend.
      Video & Race Report: Canadian Enduro League Round 5 in Cypress Hills
      Jul 11, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      Taking advantage of Medicine Hat's brand new trail network.
      Video: A Rowdy, Stoke-Inducing 2020 Recap from the Flannel Crew
      Jan 6, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      2020 was very good to some.

      Popular Alberta Mountain Biking Trails

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      Braggin Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      Merlin View
      West Bragg Creek
      Ranger Summit
      West Bragg Creek
      The Odyssey
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Mad Handler
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Hey McLeod
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      EKG East
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      FYI
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Tragically Hip
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Soft Yoghurt
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Long Road to Ruin
      Canmore Nordic Centre

      Alberta Mountain Bike Routes

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      Prairie View to Jewell Pass Loop
      Barrier
      10 miles
      Big climbs and cross country rides
      Cypress Hills Provincial Park
      9 miles
      Elkwater Campground Great Greens Loops
      Cypress Hills Provincial Park
      5 miles
      YEG Epic
      Edmonton
      25 miles
      Braggin Rights and two lopsided of merlin
      West Bragg Creek
      12 miles
      Braggin Wizard
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      Goldilocks
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      WBC - Braggin' Merlin Classic
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      Yesterday
      • 50 rides
      Past Week
      • 477 rides

      Photos of Alberta Mountain Bike

      250 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 8:57pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      trail: Razorback
      366 |
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 7:22am
      Sep 1, 2017
      trail: Razorback
      279 |
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 7:21am
      Sep 1, 2017
      trail: Ross Lake
      649 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 12:13pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      409 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:05pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      403 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:05pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      1,051 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      721 |
      Oct 18, 2015 @ 8:56pm
      Oct 18, 2015

      Videos of Alberta Mountain Bike

      featured Beaver Bike Fest 2015
      2:17 | 1853 | Aug 30, 2015
      Slough East trail
      2 | Feb 19, 2024
      Spi-ICY solo ride
      4 | Feb 19, 2024
      pro line sesh
      12 | Jan 30, 2024
      Drop off sends by Benjie and the Big Boys
      21 | Dec 19, 2023
      Belgravia Dirt Jumps
      12 | Nov 12, 2023
      Solo ride on Bill’s, Luger Slope and Get me...
      trail: Bill's
      11 | Nov 11, 2023
      Session before sending the Gap Jump
      9 | Nov 2, 2023

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      Feb 21, 2024 @ 1:06pm
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      Jan 12, 2024 @ 2:11pm
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Winsport Bike Parkbike parkCalgary
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      Fish Creek Skills Parkskill parkCalgary
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5,3394,334 miles512,930 ft1,764 mile8,248 ft
      #918,26873,077738892,665
      E-Bike2,5232,330 miles271,660 ft928 miles7,995 ft
      #76761,67610018,625
      Horse5461,250 mile123,074 ft478 miles7,546 ft
      #71320,34812219
      Hike5,3225,111 miles619,678 ft1,966 mile11,424 ft
      #968571,9808559,020
      Trail Running5,2725,067 miles611,417 ft1,954 mile11,424 ft
      #95171,98713189,259
      Dirtbike/Moto620999 miles137,073 ft453 miles7,556 ft
      #176721,52743,198
      Observed Trials912 miles876 ft4 miles1,535 ft
      #15775168
      ATV/ORV/OHV250503 miles53,924 ft220 miles7,320 ft
      #151520,4692459
      Snowmobile52101 miles7,461 ft39 miles5,098 ft
      #3122,78685
      Snowshoe677831 miles90,338 ft306 miles8,248 ft
      #824,944221,939
      Downhill Ski389145 miles113,333 ft118 miles6,716 ft
      #6331,58317,999
      Backcountry Ski175297 miles29,639 ft97 miles10,285 ft
      #1183958,308
      Nordic Ski601666 miles53,002 ft260 miles7,352 ft
      #17802,0311532,092
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